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Portrait of Charles Le Brun, Sébastien Bourdon and Pierre Mignard, after Rigaud; the three artists seen side by side, half-length, looking towards the viewer, Mignard holding a portfolio and Le Brun, a palette and some brushes; a head-piece from Houssaye's 'Molière, sa femme et sa fille' (Paris: Dentu, 1880)
- Production date
- 1880 (c)
Height: 122 millimetres
Width: 185 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This is the headpiece to Livre IV ('Molière peint par lui même') from 'Molière, sa femme et sa fille (page 98 in the book).
The portrait of Sébastien Bourdon was engraved after Rigaud (see plate engraved after the same painting by Laurent Cars, 1853,0611.198).
The portrait of Mignard and Le Brun reproduces a painting (a double portrait), also by Rigaud (Louvre, inv. 7508).
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Molière, sa femme et sa fille
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- BM stamp, in yellow, on verso: 'BRITISH MUSEUM / 10 NO 1900'
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